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Hackum (Captain)

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A thick-headed bully of Alsaʹtia, impudent but cowardly. He was once a sergeant in Flanders, but ran from his colours, and took refuge in Alsaʹtia, where he was dubbed captain. (Shadwell: Squire of Alsatia.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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